Drawn to Language (USC Fisher Museum) features five artists whose artwork captures the interaction of visual art and language.
September 3 to December 7
Monthly tour offers guests a chance to explore the life stories of survivors and witnesses of genocide
Homer’s epic poem roars back to life in a contemporary new telling. Obie Award winner Lisa Peterson directs two-time Tony Award winner Denis O’Hare in this stunning show that captures the grief and glory of the battle for Troy.
Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright Paula Vogel will present an intensive basic-training session in the elements of playwriting. This one-day class will focus on writing exercises designed to get the mind moving in a new direction, and to encourage writers to consider what it means to write for the theatre.
Water has long been a defining issue of the American West, affecting state borders, agriculture, economics, immigration and settlement—and now climate change. This multidisciplinary event will bring theatre and the earth sciences together to explore the lack of water in the American West and the fragility of our land.
Rudy Perez’s groundbreaking choreography emerged from the creative ferment of 1960s and ’70s New York, intersecting with performance art and experimental music. Join us for the premiere of Perez’s latest piece, Unperformable.
Participate in an intimate performance workshop with internationally known artist Nao Bustamante, whose provocative work encompasses film, video, performance, visual art and writing.
Innovative cross-genre artist Nao Bustamante invokes avant-garde filmmaker Jack Smith and his muse, 1940s Dominican starlet Maria Montez, in Silver & Gold, a magical and joyfully twisted “filmformance” that explores race, glamour, sexuality and the silver screen.
Nonbinary algorithms and sexism collide in Gioia De Cari’s Truth Values: One Girl’s Romp Through M.I.T.’s Male Math Maze, a painfully funny show about navigating the elite boys’ club of higher mathematics.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater brings African American cultural expression and the American modern dance tradition to the stage. Described as “the most gorgeous dancing you ever did see” (New York magazine), the dancers of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater are electrifying.
Bristol Old Vic and South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company take on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This is a ...Dream about love, transformation, survival and song, where a belief in the mystical presence of fairies is a magic lore encoded in the routines of a community living on the edge.
The legendary Porgy and Bess, one of theatre’s most unforgettable and timeless love stories, is filled with glorious Gershwin melodies and rousing production numbers. The show has come of age in a contemporary new adaptation deservedly celebrated with the 2012 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical.